Save the Bay Blog October 2023

  • Save the Bay Newsletter: Healing Headwaters, Pollution Hotspots, and Eating Local

    October 27, 2023

    The Chesapeake Bay region’s food system profoundly affects the watershed and the people who live here. Our latest newsletter features stories about how to meaningfully address pollution from agriculture—the largest source of pollution to the Bay but also a critical part of our economy and way of life.

  • What Would a Dream Food System Look Like?

    October 23, 2023

    CBF's Clagett Farm Vegetable Production Manager Jared Planz discusses the value of eating local.

  • Watershed Out of Balance: How Industrial Agriculture Tips the Scales

    October 20, 2023

    With intensifying livestock production in places like the Eastern Shore of Maryland, many are finding that conservation practices can’t keep up with pollution.

  • Tackling Pollution Hotspots

    October 18, 2023

    CBF’s Brian Gish discusses the pollution challenges in Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County and the best way to approach them.

  • Healing the Headwaters

    October 16, 2023

    How the James River Buffer Program has revolutionized the planting of valuable, pollution-reducing streamside forested buffers.

  • Bringing Our Best to the Table

    October 13, 2023

    Change is a constant opportunity. The best laid plans will inevitably encounter wrenches. It’s how we react to them that matters.

  • Five Times that Locals Spoke Up

    October 6, 2023

    For most, the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant is a distant environmental problem, but for nearby residents, it’s a daily, dismal struggle. Read their stories going back 75 years.


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